How long have you been skating?
Since January 2014
How did you find out about roller derby?
Through Boot’em Khamun (one of the KRG girls) who kept asking me to try for a couple of years! I wish I had done it much sooner!
Do you have any skating role models?
Kamikaze Kitten is super awesome. I have a derby crush on Estro Jen as well.
Had you taken part in any sports before joining Kent Roller Girls?
No. Not since school I think. Probably about 9 years since I played any real sports.
What is your best memory with Kent Roller Girls so far?
I remember how nervous I was on my first day, and everyone was so nice and supportive. People started adding me on facebook straight away and I already felt like part of the team. Thanks guys!!
What is your favourite skill or drill?
Everything. I learn something new each week, and as soon as I have mastered it and can do it, I feel a real sense on accomplishment.
What has been your biggest challenge?
My biggest challenge was actually getting on a pair of skates and giving it a go. I wish I had listened three years ago when I was asked to give it ago but I’m so glad that I’ve joined the rec league because now I never want to take me skates off!
Is there anything else you’d like to say?
Thank you to all you lovely ladies who have welcomed me into this sport. You really have given me something positive to focus on and I can’t wait to see you all every Sunday! And to anyone else who is reading this and considering taking up roller derby…DO IT. At least give it one try. It’s not for everybody, but most people won’t know it’s for them until they give it a try!
Interested in roller derby? Get in touch with us! Message us on Facebook or email our recruitment team at email@example.com and come to one of our sessions! You can’t go wrong for a fiver!